For the Benefit of the Master: The Montreal Needle Trades During the Transition 1820-1842

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For the Benefit of the Master: The Montreal Needle Trades During the Transition 1820-1842
Abstract
An analysis of the role of men and women in the Montreal needle trades (dressmakers and tailors) during the city's period of transition from a pre-industrial to an industrial economy. The author scrutinizes the nature of gender differentiation and the impact that the changing nature of work had on gender definitions during the period 1820 to 1842.
Type
Master's Thesis
University
McGill University
Place
Montreal
Date
1985
Language
en
URL
Citation
Poutanen, Mary Anne. “For the Benefit of the Master: The Montreal Needle Trades During the Transition 1820-1842.” Master’s Thesis, McGill University, 1985. http://digitool.Library.McGill.CA:80/R/-?func=dbin-jump-full&object_id=66049&silo_library=GEN01.
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